“And this is where I keep my gold-plated pen, for signing new players. It doesn’t write in ink, it uses oil.”
Mark Hughes has asked Diego Maradona to omit Carlos Tevez from Argentina’s squad to play Russia in next Wednesday’s international friendly.
“We don’t think Carlos should play for his international team and we’d prefer him to stay back next week.” Sparky said.
“The Argentine doctor came over and he’ll be speaking to Maradona today. He’ll probably want to check and see how Carlos is now. Ideally, I’d prefer that he wasn’t selected. He’s not trained all pre-season.”
Aw, Man City’s boss is beginning to sound like Sir Alex Ferguson. Sweet. Except Fergie wouldn’t ask